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need to know if you plan to head into the city. tara. >> reporter: every member of the police force will be out in full force this weekend. they are actually going to be closing northbound lane here along the embarcadero. we are right in front of the official team store for oracle usa for the america's cup. the closure will allow emergency vehicles access into the hub of the activity. what a jam packed weekend it is expected to be. the america's cup will draw 40,000 people. city leaders hope all of the activities will be a hear individualer for what is to come next year. if you look up into the skies of san francisco you will see the beloved blue angels. they have been making practice rounds for the show on saturday and sunday. here's a look at the other helps going on. the giants are taking on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. and the 49ers will play the bills sunday. the heritage parade is happening in north beach on sunday also. we have two mega cruise ships docking here in the bay. that will
at least 17 people and left massive amounts of damage, darkness and flooding in its wake. new york city was especially hard hit, along with high winds, 13-foot surge of sea water gush into the city and a flooded buildings and subway system. thousands of people were left without power. a crane was toppled an dozens of flooded homes caught fire and were destroyed. >> the storm brought something like 23 serious fires to parts of stanton island, brooklyn, queens as well as city island and the bronx. the terrible fire on breezy point is now under control. we believe we lost more than 80 houses. the search and res covery operations -- recovery operations are ongoing. >> the system smashed on shore in new jersey. you could see the power of the winds in the video. a rescue operation is under way today in three new jersey town. super storm sandy is covering one-third of the country. it's drenched at least 20 states and washington, d.c. the recovery effort cannot begin just yet. >> we have more weather to deal with. hopefully people will be able to stay safe until they can get to the other side o
. neighbors called in more than 1,700 noise complaints. >>> the city of oakland released a statement that reads in part, quote, we apologize for the discomfort and inconvenience, -- inconvenience. we are sorry for the situation. >>> still, you will have to give up plastic bags and they will offer up compostable bags instead and they are required to charge a dime for each one. the law kicks off for restaurants and bakeries next year. >>> here in the bay area, you are encouraged to try to take transportation or try to carpool and today marks the third spare the air day of the season. >>> sal is checking in to make sure everything is running on time, sal? >>> that is right, so far we are starting the morning off on time with all the bart trains. it is a very nice looking drive, if you are coming up to the toll plaza, no major problems getting into the city. that traffic looks good on highway 17. let's go to steve. >>> maybe around daily city, passive can, i don't think it has much of a chance with it being the fog. we start with 50s for some and 40s for others. yesterday's highs, the ci
channel 2 morning news. >>> a candidate for oakland city council is now talking about being gunned he was standing near his car and he said he felt something poke him in the back and he has a plan on cutting back on oakland a crime rate. >> i hear, crime i crime being crime and no, i feel it fuss hand. >> they told him to run away and so far police have not released any information. >> it shows a fender bender led up to last year's shooting. p coming up, the plea from family members. >>> with the dead's crossed clinch, that is according to the oakland tribune, they are requiring officers to work over time. currently they have 62 police officers compared to 83 officer just in the idea stable. and highway patrol officers while did candidates complete training. >>> lube which was last seen getting into a car. he is 29. this was yesterday mark lane. the car is tan or silver colored, if you see them call police. >>> more people are asking them to drop cover and hold on. it is decided it has come after the earthquake and more than 9 million people are expected to participate in this mornin
if needed once it goes to city hall. now i was told that oakland city administrator will meet with council members and advise them on ways to prevent another shut down. the city council members would not provide us any details on. >> we have new rules but we're not enforcing them, that's why i think it got to the level that it got. >> reporter: now there's several private security guards walking around oakland city hall today. once again we're on our way. the march is on again. people are back out here gathering. we've seen 30 to 40 people out here getting ready to march to city hall. there's a group already at city hall taking part of a protest there. we will march with this group and if something breaks we will bring it to you. if not we will see you tonight at 6:00 for the meeting. until then, paul chambers, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's rita williams with what appears to be a disturbing trend after five shootings in just days. >> reporter: oakland has seen spikes before but this one is dramatic. four killed in oakland in just nine hours, statistics to some, to others the loss of real people
city hall. remanence of last nights violence. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed win does at -- windows at city hall and the tribune. the group of about 200 people had gathered at frank gala virginia and timed a rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. circles back to city hall that is when the violence broke out. luxury cars were also vanned lized. >> i don't know how safely we are the 1%. we are hard working people. >> reporter: the march only lasted about 40 minute. police were not able to make any arrests and we don't have any word yet on the dollar amount of the damages but we'll be finding out later this morning and perhaps speaking to some of the business owners that will have to spend quite a bit of money to prepare the windows. live in oakland i'm tara moriarty. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his reelection campaign. the president will begin today in the central valley to dedicate a national monument to caesar chavez. then he will arrive in the bay area for three fundraisers. first at
to determine the fate of suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. prosecutors are depart at city hall. cher have i there to let us know what's at stake, good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, the protesters here are actually the supporters, they showed up about a half hour ago. they've been doing chants on and off. they're here on the front steps of city hall. one person told us she was a person of domestic violence, she didn't feel it was considered abuse. now the board of supervisors meets at 2:00 this afternoon. and the last time mirkarimi and his wife lopez came here was back in august when the ethics commission came out with its recommendation that mirkarimi may be ousted from office. lopez has been living with venezuela for the past few months now. in march, the mayor suspended him without pay after he pled guilty to false imprisonment charge. all stemmed from a new year's eve argument with lopez who suffered a bruised arm. now antidepiction advocates says that mirkarimi should not be allowed to oversea the regist, it's simply a conflict of interest. supporters say this process has bee
will return to city hall back in may. they will also talking about the right right to speak out to prevent interruptions. >>> more than 100 customers are in the dark. it started at 8:00 p.m. power should be fully restored by 6:30. it is happening for the first time in six years. they have all three batters in the top of the 9th as they defeated the texas rangers and the win means at the very least they have clenched one with of the wildcard spots. they celebrated and josh roddick gave him a pie in the face. >>> as you can see the celebration moved into the clubhouse where beer was flowing. cocoa crisp played in the down willing and scoring the event winning run. >> you know you wouldn't think all these rookies have something perfect than this. they have two games and if they win both they will be western vision champions. if not they will have the same spot. >>> last year the a's and giants were out of it and now they are in it and a lot of baseball fans are a happy. as you get to out mcarthur maze, there are no major problems, westbound bridge looks good and this is the only time when th
downtown oakland this comes as the city braces for an anniversary demonstration, tara? >> reporter: one week ago, frank plaza was ugly, there was tear gas bottles being thrown and this year it could get even uglier if some vigilantist have their -- vigilantes have their way. now here is the scene, people have been urging people to bring bats to the next protest. they are asking them to bring bats to stand up and defend their city and it says to target can you caution. -- caucasians. could this be something caused by protesters themselves but many say a few people will show up on the square and it is bringing up some bad memories from the 60s and we will tell you what city officials have to say about this. >>> in election news this morning, both president barack obama and mitt romney head back out on the campaign trail after their feisty debate. >> mitt romney says he has a 5 point plan he has a 1 point plan and that plan is to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> the two men started over gas prices, immigration the attack in libya and the economy. >> for me i
:30, san francisco's civic center transformed. the sport event generating a lot of money for the city and also a little controversy. >>> happening now, firefighters are reporting progress on their efforts to contain a wildfire near clear lake. the so called 29 fire started just before 3:00 this afternoon along highway 29 above a street in the community of lower lake. calfire say it is fire has burned 300 acres and there are mandatory evacuations tonight for the mercy spring subdivision. the fire has also downed some power lines. calfire says right now the fire is only 20% contained. but if there is some good news is that crews say they have managed to halt the forward spread of the fire. at this point there are no reports of any injuries. >>> firefighters near santa barbara say a fire burning near the hills there is fully contained. the fire burned near some homes yesterday but that is no longer the case. firefighters said they are confidence the flames will not spread any further in fact, they say they have no crews on those fire lines tonight. >>> we uncover a lighting problem on ba
been seeing in parts of city. in the mission district, we did hear something about a bonfire in the mission district. we understand it's at market an 7th, is that what i'm being told? this is on market street and you can see a couple of people on top of a muni bus and the bus is stopped in the middle of market street and some people have climbed up on top of that bus and the bus isn't going anywhere. so people having a good time, but obviously everybody we would hope would be safe and stay out of trouble and not get hurt. and we will keep monitoring this as fans celebrate the san francisco giants winning the world series. >> absolutely. we want to take a moment to congratulate another big winner and that is dennis from san francisco. he is the winner of our facebook contest. >> dennis won free gas for a year just by liking ktvu on facebook. he is a former santa clara sheriff's deputy and served in u.s. army and dennis says he watches khou channel 2 news in the morning, noon and evening and he is a big san francisco giant's fan and we want to congratulate dennis for getting
fire. it broke out at this home on linda florez street in the city's bariesta neighborhood. the fire did some heavy damage. family members said they heard an explosion and felt the house shake before they saw the fire. >> there was an explosion and the kids came running and said there was an explosion in my room. we opened the door and there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: the cause of the fire is under investigation. a hazmat team has been called in to investigate. pg & e did an investigation. >>> that super storm continues to cause massive problems over mid-atlantic states. so far 7 million are without power. our health and science editor john fowler has been monitoring the storm and is here now with some remarkable pictures to show just how bad this storm is. >> look at this a levee breech in new jersey crews still looking for survivors. early this morning, three towns submerged. as many as 100 homes destroyed. winds topped 90-miles-an-hour in new york city a historic 13- foot storm surge flooded the city's subway system it could be four days before trains run again. 260 patie
closer to the biggest cities on the east coast. ktvu 2 morning news continues. >> announcer: complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu 2 morning news. >> good morning. it's monday, october 29. i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. we're watching the weather here and out east because it's a monster -- >> it's unprecedented, historical. >>> for us, though, we have a little change in our weather pattern. now, because of the magnitude of sandy, everything is kind of slowing down so we're holding off until thursday morning but we have dense fog. that is until 8:00 but some of the fog until 9:00. here's sal. >>> stever, traffic on interstate 880 oakland good in both directions and more crowded, though, as you head to the bay bridge toll plaza. also we're looking at the toll plaza and more crowded with still room for fast track and carpoolers. let's go back to the deverick. >>> topping our news for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants are world champions. they swept the detroit tigers with a 4-3 victo
at oakland city hall last night. >> can you remove those people who are protesting and refuse to take their seats. >> they say the police shooting of alan blueford back in may was unwarned and -- unwarranted and unjustified. >> you can see the pain in my eyes my heart is broken but you turn away from me and act like it don't matter, alan blueford is gone... >> he gave his copy of the report to the alan blueford family but it still remains with unanswered questions. alan blueford pointed a gun at an officer. >>> and it came with the release of a court appointed review. they exam anybodied nine police shootings and it states they were sympathetic towards fellow officers and in several cases officers who opened fire did not face an immediate threat. some of the officers could potentially be disciplined. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney face off tonight in denver. the format will be a little different than past presidential debates. we will hear what issues will get special emphasis tonight. >>> all lanes are back open after a big accident at about he 10:30 last -- at about 10:3
neglected safety standards. >>> san francisco city hall, it was one of the -- he was one of the four americans killed during the attacks by while in benghazi. the memorial is scheduled to begin at 430. >>> secretary of state hillary rodham clinton is taking responsibility. the obama administration has been criticized for reportedly denying questions prior to attack 275 posts, the president and the vice-president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> hillary rodham clinton said she has appointed a panel to investigate the attack on the consulate. >> they are facing off in their second debate. coming up, we will have a different format on tonight's debate and president barack obama is stepping up his game. >> here in the bay area, the mountain view city council is appealing chick fillet restaurants. many who live near the proposed site are appealing. they say it will lead to more accidents with bicyclists. >>> right now they want to get an early morning look at the traffic. , here is sal. >>> up to the speed limit in th
there is is a big mess in downtown oakland after protestors targeted institutions from banks to city hall. tara moriarty is live in downtown oakland covering the effort to repair vandalized buildings. >> reporter: some of the windows that protestors smashed have been boarded up but others have not. there is a gaping hole here in the front glass doors to city hall. there is a security guard here keeping watch. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed windows not only at city hall but the oakland tribune office, the berkeley national lab office and three banks. the group of 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza last night at 6:00 and timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the u.s. war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north of west grand avenue and circled back to city hall that is when the violence broke out. two luxury cars were vandalized. protestors are taking their anger out on the wrong people. >> we work hard for our money. >> we are arch people and that is sending the wrong message. >> reporter: the march lasted only for 40 minutes and polic
city still have no motive in the brutal killing of two young children from a family with bay area ties. all day today mothers and nannies left flowers outside the family's apartment. the family's nanny stabbed to death their 2-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl then slit her own throat. she's in a medically induced coma. the children's mother found the bodies when she returned home. the father, kevin krim is a cnbc executive but also worked as a vice president at yahoo in in the bay area. neighbors are in shock. >> i have two young children myself. this hits close to home. unmanageable. >> nothing any of us can do. but our heart goose out to the mom and dad. >> investigators have no motive for the killings and hope to be able to interview the nanny soon. >>> in oakland help may be on the way. officers will be partnering with oakland police to patrol the streets. allie rasmus says some questions have to be answered. >> reporter: this partnership between oakland police and the chp comes to welcome news. in front of this building here behind me is where the city's 101st homicide happened ea
cause catastrophic destruction, hurricane sandy picking up steam, moving toward the biggest cities on the east coast. >> a ripple effect for travelers in the bay area. we'll tell you about how many flights are cancelled leaving sfo into the east coast this morning. >>> good morning to you, welcome to a brand new day, monday october 29th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve called it a bomb of a weather system. >> this will be historic. >> okay. >> i mean, it is amazing how big this system is back there. it could get stronger, it is getting stronger. this will have a big impact maybe all the way to the election. what happens if people don't have power? this may be felt well into next week and beyond. >> we have a very, very thick fog pattern, a dense fog advisory is out. we'll have more on the giants' victory parade and halloween. >> traffic is now very feeling and this is the east shore picture we normally can see. you can see a couple cars through here because of the fog. this morning we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is light
know what the city is doing to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. >> reporter: we are at the america's cup official store. if you look here to your right, you can see one northbound lane there, will be shutdown this weekend between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access to the hub of all of the activities. around 6:30 this morning, a military convey, led by police came through in preparation for fleet week. today is also the quarter finals for americas cup with races scheduled this weekend. estimated to draw 40,000 people to the bay. evmember of the police force will be out. leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year, 3 million people are expected to attend. the blue angels will be flying over head, practicing today. catch a quick peek practicing this afternoon and shows saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week. here is a look at the big events we talked about earlier , the giants taking on the reds in the national league playoffs and the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. niners
are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. no
the city's nationally recognized domestic violence program. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> during the past hour, interim san francisco sheriff vicki hennessey, talked with ktvu reporter david stevenson. she said she spoke with sheriff mirkarimi last night after he was cleared to go back to work. hennessey says mirkarimi will be in the office today. >> i was there to respect the process and to do what i could to keep the department on track during that time, whatever the outcome. and so that's pretty much the way i looked at it and that's the way i conducted myself. >> today, owners of nearly a dozen union city businesses are adding up the damage from a four-alarm fire this morning. crews were called out to the alvarado place shopping center after 1:00 a.m. by then, the fire had already been burning for hours. there was disbelief on this woman's face as she saw the damage. >> that's my shop! >> reporter: this family owns the shop next door. >> oh, my good. it's like eight years of hard work. it's all finished. [ sirens ] >> reporter: almost a dozen b
in alameda, allie rasmous, account news. >>> a rally for scheduled at city hall this afternoon for stevens. he was one of four americans killed during the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. stevens glue up in the bay area, graduated from piedmont high school. the memorial is scheduled to begin at 4:30 in the city hall rotunda but the setup is already underway. this is from this morning. team coverage is today on account channel 2 news at 5:00. we'll also stream it live on ktvu.com. again the public is invited. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the obama administration has been criticized for reportedly denying requests for increased security at the consulate prior to the attack. secretary clinton says she has appointed an independent panel to investigate the attack on the conse. >>> san francisco giants heading to the midwest now. bound for st. louis where they will play game three of the national league championship series tomorrow. new at noon, kristen is live at sfo where the g
right here on ktvu that help will be sent to oakland. police and city leaders are talking about the plan this hour. we will have. >>> two wins in the books. two more to go for the giants to get another world series title. right now the giants are in the air on their way to detroit. game three of the world series starts tomorrow. we are live and we were there as the team left and they aren't taking anything for granted. >> reporter: no. the giants know what it's like to be behind in expires come back and win the whole thing and they don't want to give detroit the chance to do that. as much as they would like to clinch at home they would rather just win the next two games, sweep the series, call it done and then come home for a parade. the team started arriving just after eight. game faces on. posey, wilson, sandoval, romo the last on board before they left. >> we are excited. the guys got rest. we are going to detroit. we will -- have a light work out and relax tonight and just get set to go the first game and we like where we are at but we know we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter:
after the parade. now the ceremony in front of city hall may be too far for some people to see so they'll be able to watch it on this 30- foot screen. >> congratlations to the giants. >> reporter: here on market street this east bay couple was on an exploratory mission. seeking a good spot for the parade. >> we'll probably get up at 4:30, get on b.a.r.t. by 5:00 and get here to get a spot. >> reporter: this foodstand is closing after breakfast. >> it's part of the celebration. i'll be standing here so i can see the giants. >> i think we're going to get a lot of people just asking for direction and bathroom and the usual, yeah. so hopefully we will get some halloween sales. >> reporter: at city hall much of the planning has centered around security. at the giant's vick treu parade two years ago, 1 million people attended and by all accounts it went smoothly -- at the giant's victory parade two years ago. but after the giant's win there was vandalism. >> there will be officers in the crowd and securing civic center. >> let's take a day to relax, reflect and celebrate our heros. >> report
released by the "nation" magazine also sparking city counce il meeting to try and reform this policy in new york city. according to the "new york times," require police officers to identify themselves, provide their name and rank, among other things. >> their constitutional rights are protected from illegal search and seizure, to me, what basis do they have to stop these people? you look suspicious, well, shoot, i look suspicious, you look suspicious, depending on who's -- >> the civilians are being hunted. instead of protected by us, being hunted, and we're being hated. >> see this on "right this minute" if want to see the whole thing. >>> generally when kids are put on the spotlight they get really shy. right? not gracie. >> meet the girl who's not afraid to let loose with the band. >> was like, oh, my gosh. you did so well. i was like, oh, my. >> and see this bike lane sign? it was nice, but there's one problem. >> that's just a regular roadway. you see, the city didn't paint those. >> we'll try to clear up alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches
. and downtown, noelle walker with a look at how the city is getting into the spirit. >> reporter: every good party needs some mood lighting so check this out, we have a theme going here. so we asked the experts how did they do that? san francisco has a reputation for being a colorful city but at night it's just one color. >> we call it giant's orange. >> reporter: jim kidd is electrician at the auditorium. where they change lights more often than the seasons. >> that's st. patty's day right there. >> reporter: they use spotlights to give the auditorium its light. >> we try to do what city hall is doing so we can match. >> reporter: san francisco is wash in orange. >> today is going to be fantastic. >> reporter: john hunkiewicz made coit tower look like a orange pop cicle. sitting the color orange is sate to stand for vitality and endurance. >> while the giants keep winning they will stay orange. >> reporter: noelle walker. >> the world series picks up with game three tomorrow in detroit. the first pitch coming at 5:07 our time. while the team is away, san francisco city officials are gearin
. it continues tonight with hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit the city for a number of big events including fleet week and the giants playoff game. ktvu's christian captain joins us live from at&t park to tell us how we will likely see a repeat tomorrow. >> reporter: by now, at&t park is jam packed with fans watching tonight's game. it is just the latest major event in a city that is jampacked with weekend activities. >> ♪[ music ] >> if you are singing the blues in san francisco, it is and because there was nothing to do. the bluegrass festival kicked off to a crowd of thousands. the city marina district have the wild blue yonder that brought up the crowd. fans say that the four our air show was great but the highlight came at the end. >> the blue angels. we like at all. they are all impressive but the blue angels are phenomenal. >> just a few hundred yards away was the deep blue sea that drew the crowd. america's cup fans lined the shoreline watching the sailboats. >> we have fleet week and the ac45 and the blue angels. and look at this location. we have the golden gate b
to clean up this morning. tara moriarty is live at city hall in oakland. one of the many buildings protestors vandalized last night. >> reporter: yes some of the windows that protestors smashed have been bordered up at this time. but there is still a hole here in the front door of city hall that remains exactly as it was last night. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed windows at city hall. the national berkeley lab office and three banks. the group of about 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza last night. they timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north on west grand avenue. circled back to city hall and that is when the violence broke out. some luxury cars were also vandalized. >> just because we have a nice car, i don't know. we worked hard for our money. >> we live in oakland and to see our hometown come to shambles like this. >> reporter: the march only lasted 40 minutes and that did not give police enough time to call in mutual aid or make enough arrests. there is a security presen
chasing here. >> it's not cheap getting to the world series in any city. if you are trying to get there using public transportation tonight, the city of san francisco is urging you to use muni or b.a.r.t. we'll talk about that. i want to take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of people trying to get into san francisco right now. this afternoon before the game, you are likely to see the same senator grow as people are coming in. it does look good. as you can see, you will be waiting for a delay. also the morning commute on 880, northbound and southbound, the traffic is moving along in oakland. if you are driving to downtown oak, it -- it should be a nice drive to you. the commute is looking okay. there is slowing on 101 especially after 280 getting into sunnyvale. things will be much better by this evening. we have the torrential rain. cool and breezy. but the rain will be ending. temperatures will be in the 50s. we've had some rain coming through. nothing too heavy but the pattern is about to change. it's coming to an end here as we see the low responsible for it. morning
. >> and a big pile of dirt is sitting outside of san francisco city hall. how it's tied to a big event causing a big controversy. mornings on 2 begins now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. i'm dave clark. >> i'm claudine wong. we are continuing to follow developing news out of castro valley. crews responded to a fire at a home on san carlos shortly after midnight. they found a body at the back of the house and alex savage said the fire is suspicious. >> reporter: that's the information we just got from a lieutenant. they have shut off the entire section of the street. we are being kept back from the home. this death is deemed suspicious by investigators. the body still inside this house. investigators right now are canvassing the neighborhood and talking to people nearby. they are waiting for a search warrant to go in and get evidence inside the house. we are show you what it looked like earlier. it started with reports of a small fire just after midnight. crews put the fire out and found a person dead inside this hou
for business. >> it's good for business and good for the city and good for everyone. >> reporter: they are 3 and 0 on the road and they are hoping the energy of the crowd and home field advantage would have translated into a win but the giants get another shot and they will play again 430 and you can watch that right here on -- play again at 4:30 and you can see that right here on ktvu channel 2 news. our coverage starts today at 4:30 following an earlier addition at 4:00. we have complete giants coverage on our website www.ktvu.com. click on the mlb tab and send us your photographs to www.ktvu.com and you may see them on the air. >>> they hope the bay area will be among the cities considered for the 2016 super bowl. we are told the annual fall league meeting is going on today and tomorrow in chicago and an official in the city is being considered after tomorrow's full day session. they say san francisco will be the official host city even though the game would be played in santa clara. >> it would bring a lot of revenue in. it would be great for the local restaurants et cetera, bars hotels
to hit the stadium. the unders -- the grounds keeper remembered that the city received three inches of rain. owe so heavy winds tore the tarp. the mood right now in st. louis is let's get on with baseball then the teams would have to play saturday. that would really screw up the schedule. we have morements -- fans wearing orange. we may face some delays here. as far as the weather goes. let's check in with steve paulson to see how everything is unfolding. >> it's unfolding in a very omni mouse way -- omminnow's way. things are -- omminnow's way -- ominous way. severe thunderstorm watches have been posed -- posted. this area is prime for this. it's still about an hour and a half, two hours away. but i would be stunned if there was not 1078 kind of a delay but i still think they will get that game once that goes through. i think he'll have mostly cloudy skies here. mostly cloudy. we'll say 72, there will be thunderstorms in the area. i think there could be about an hour and a half delay as this system moves through. that's a pretty ominous system. >> all right. we'll check back with o
, it's generating criticism. tara moriarty joins us with one city leader speaking out against the dew tour. >> reporter: a lot are excited to see what guys and girls can do on the pile of dirt behind me at city hall but others say it doesn't belong here. top-notch bmxers will hit the rails for the next three days. >> i'm thinking about bringing my son. >> i love san francisco. i'm excited they are having the spot here. i'm psyched. really excited. >> reporter: civic center plaza morphed into an extreme sports arena. >> my biggest issue is who made the decision, how was it done? >> reporter: john avala says despite parks and recs will profit off the event it's not fair to close off the park for more than two weeks for those who live nearby. >> are we getting enough for the city. are we undermining our standards promoting fitness and recreation by having a sponsor of a national drink company. >> reporter: some agree. >> they can take over any public lands and there is a limited amount of public lands for the public. >> it's sponsored by mountain dew is not the best thing in the world bu
to be out of hand in this part of the city. >> giants players and coaches heading home right now. fred english is joining us now where the plane took off. do you think it sunk in for the team, fred? >> well, i think last night did sink in, absolutely torre. we are inside the lobby of a private hangar here. outside, listed as 43 degrees. windchill factor, 35. it is bitter cold out in. earlier, the giants were what i would call family mode as they kind of took care of the children and waited arn for the plane to come. i talked to pitcher madison bumgardner. he said it was too early. the night is too young to talk. they were all scheduled to leave detroit metro about 1:00 p.m. they didn't begin boarding until then. the double-decker 747 charter finally left off here around 2:20 p.m. and should arrive in the city about 4:00 pacific time time. >> of course, mark secureo, the guy who had the clutch game winning single was michael scuttero, game four to finish the 4-game sweep. the locker room at the coamerica park is very, very small. and then you add the media and the celebration, it got ve
at the ceremony taking place right now in city hall. stevens death and the investigation into what happened is expected to come up in tonight's presidential debate. for now friends, family and strangers are gathered here at city hall to celebrate his life and his achievements. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today's service began with a tribute video to ambassador stevens. the video features chris stevens introducing himself as the ambassador to libya. it mentioned his accomplishments in the middle east. chris also expresses his accomplishments in libya. >>> there are a lot of things you can say about chris stevens one of them is he always seemed to be smiling. rita williams got to know his parents and today they shared stories about their son. including why his family called him ambassador years before he became a real ambassador. >> reporter: as chris stevens parents told me a few weeks ago they wanted to be sure that today this is a celebration of their son's life not how he died. >> that's chris as a brand new baby. >> reporter: his proud mothe
three hours he will be traveling to atlantic city. he will be touring the storms with republican governor chris christie. he is causing some angst for the president's handling of the crisis. >> he has been outstanding dealing with this. >> now on the presidential race, it is difficult to forecast but mitt romney resumes campaigning and he is taking some heat for a primary debate, he would turn the disaster management over to the states. he would not eliminate the federal management agency. they have been suspended over the last few days and there are some questions about the state of the presidential race and some other polls are showing they are holding onto a 5 point lead in ohio and he is up by 1 point in florida. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and on another note, the white house canceled this year's halloween celebration because they will be touring the damage in new jersey and usually the first family invites a lot of children to go trick or treating to a very elaborate white house lawn. now the first lady is passing out halloween candy in 2009. you can see
a look at the scene here. you can see the world series championship banner. it's all over city hall. the stage is set for the players. and just all over the place. it's just orange and black balloons. many other buildings. they are showing up in droves. as you can see, a lot of people bringing chairs here, smart. because they will probably be sitting down for a while. in terms of the weather as well. >>> well, this morning, b.a.r.t. trains are backed even more than usual. heading for information. two years ago at the last victory parade. more than a half million people rode b.a.r.t. to the parade. this year may set a new record. >> we're here at the west oakland b.a.r.t. station. we noticed something. >> they said most people were getting on in richmond. most of these folks getting up at 4:00 a.m. to snag a spot on b.a.r.t. and many trains were packed. two years ago, during the first world series parade. b.a.r.t. officials say some of the machines broke down. >> which players in particular are you looking out for. now, mass transi are extending service. it's a good idea to take an e
. >> a violent night in oakland, what we learned about three separate shootings in the city, and who is now being questioned by the police. >> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu. >> welcome to mornings on two. >> a loss of events going on in the bay area, let's get it started with meteorologist rosemary, who is live with a look at what kind of weather to expect. especially in the city. >> absolutely. good morning, little change, that means a sun and cloud combo this morning. mid-40s to mid-50s. for the afternoon, just a very slight cool-down for some neighborhoods, and in the extended forecast, a chance for some rain, i will show you what to expect in detail for your saturday, and i'll have the future cast model and the possibility of rain coming up. >>> another quite news, i 880 is back open after a chain reaction accident left a woman dead and eight hurt. it happened on southbound 880 in free month around 1:00 a.m. the chp says a 49-year-old woman lost control and hit the center divide, moments later, drunk driver slapped into her control. he wasn't her, but the wom
keeping order in the city threatened to quit over a political feud, accord fog a cable sent -- according to a cable stent on september 11th. >>> the bay area will pay tribute to chris stevens next week. next tuesday, more than 700 people are expected to attend a public memorial at san francisco's city hall. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growe
, no peace. >> reporter: inside chambers city council president larry reed was shouted down by protests. one person who did get hurt was anne blufford. she says this is the third council meeting she's attended to try to get answered to find out what happened to her son. today she demanded the police report. >> alan is gone. she's not coming back. he can't speak for himself. but i'm here to speak for him. i want that report as his mother. i want to know what happened to my son. >> reporter: brooks promised help to the blufford family but promised to work with the city to make changes. >> but don't you come in here because that didn't change anything. >> reporter: during ruckus meeting, reed offered his copy to blufford father. >> adam, do you want my copy. >> reporter: the blufford family and supporters filedded out. blufford showed us the paper work. >> >> reporter: that's what he gave you. >> yes, but it's a relief to have it. it's just a lot of questions. >> reporter: the protesters said that two months is too long to get answers. >>> a wave of violence on bay area streets. the shootings i
: the city of concord confirms police investigated the property and the owner is following the law. we can tell you other cities in california have explored ordnances that will regulate how and where medical marijuana may be grown. eric rasmussen. >>> new at 10:00, contra costa officials have identified the man who died of rabies. health officials say he likely came in contact with a bat in southern contra costa county back in march. this is the county's first death from rabies in almost 20 years. >>> california's new ban against conversion therapy used to tray gay teenagers is now the subject of two federal lawsuits. christian legal group liberty council filed a lawsuit. therapists claim it can change the sexual orientation of teens. the conservative pacific justice institute also filed suit. the ban would take effect january 1st. >>> tonight at 10:25 the story of a gay teen in a battle with the boy scouts. his family's fight for his eagle rank and where they are taking it. >>> albany police are releasing new information tonight about the popular teacher who was arrested molestation charg
and it is expected to head across eastern pennsylvania today. before taking a sharp turn into new york. new york city and surrounding areas will see hurricane force winds throughout the day. >> we knew it was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> at least 16 deaths are being blamed on the storm which knocked out power to million. the subway system suffered extensive damage. now the storm has canceled more than 100 flights and out of the area, here is more on how it could a fact your travel to the east coast. >>> i just spoke to the manager at fso and they say most are canceled, most, not all and it is important to check with the airline. when we got to terminal two, we found a lot of people who were affected by this storm. a lot of people had to spend the night and it is all because of the impact of super storm sandy. many are international travelers who had lay overs here in san francisco and some did not learn about this storm and their connecting flights being canceled until they arrived yesterday. >> i flew in yesterday from community to find out my flight
. >> this was to long, to late, and to loud. >> a city approved rabe in oakland brings hundreds of complaints mile away. why those behind the event say they did nothing wrong. . . and tens of thousands turn out for a high tech event. the big announcement oracle is making. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2news at five. >> good evening. i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather hoppings. we start this 5:00 hour with breaking news out of san carlos where a shooting crash has shut down a portion of southbound highway 101. the police say an parent shooting victim was involved in a crash near the holly street exit. authorities say a vehicle was seen swerving before it veered off the roadway. we don't know the extent of the victim's injuries. the traffic is stopped in the southbound lanes and some people were standing outside of their cars. if we get more information on the breaking story we will of course bring it to you during the course of this newscast. >>> now to developing news that we are following for you off the san mateo coast. the coast guard launching a search for t
moriarty is in the city with more on why you should expect big delays. >> reporter: we are here near pier 29 where come this weekend one northbound lane will be shut down from the ferry building all the way to bay street. that will allow emergency vehicles access in through the crowds. if you pan to the left, you can see we're in front of the official america's cup store. the cup is expected to draw 40,000 people this weekend to watch the races. and there are many more events planned. this will give city officials are a little bit of an idea of what to expect for the big america's cup next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. over the skies of san francisco this weekend, you will see the beloved blue angels. the u.s. navy pilots have been making practice runs for the big show set for saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week and the parade of ships is tomorrow. here's a look at the other events going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate
they circled back to city hall, they struck three banks, sears, the three banks and cars parked along the street. >> i don't know how they believe that we are part of the enemy. we're just hard-working people. >> they just have nothing to do except this. >> it makes me very sad. >> what? because we have a nice car? we work hard for our money. >> and to see our home town coming to challenges like this? >> reporter: from what we can deal, the building with the most damage, california bank. it will cost thousands of dollars to replace at least nine broken windows that we counted. right now they are power spraying some of the paint off. the march only lasted about 30, 40 minutes. police say it wasn't enough time respond or come to mutual aid. live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in san francisco, an occupy protest there on saturday ended in almost two dozen arrests. police say the protesters tried to block the streets and the businesses. they also say some of the activities threwob jects at police hitting one officer in the head. >> protesters threw ziplock bag
sheriff. david. >> reporter: it's happening now in city hall up on the second floor. if ross is removed his lawyers promise to fight it in courtf. reinstated his opponents promise a recall but either way a decision is unlikely until late tonight and here is why. take a live look. dozens of people waiting to speak their mind tonight to the supervisors about the vote. many of them are supporters of the suspended sheriff who say they are angry about efforts to remove him. the ethics commission agreed the mayor that he committed official misconduct but hundreds of the supporters rallied him on the steps of city hall this afternoon. anti domestic activists insist he can't do his job. his supporters say removing him is not democratic. >> the elected official in me said that -- most of all, most of all this case is about unprecedented, mayoral power, claiming the ability to charge any elected official in this city with official misconduct with or without a conviction and on a case by case basis. >> i'm asking you not to be scared of setting a precedent, of removing a sheriff sheriff from off
we just got up close. >>> a late night city hall shocker how san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi kept his job. >>> we are live at the home of a stanford professor who woke up this morning to find out he won the nobel prize. we'll tell you what he won it for. >>> mother nature putting on a little show here this morning. there are no clouds or showers. there is lightning. we'll talk about that and the forecast here today. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning october 10th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm mike mibach. dave clark has the day off. pam always great to see you. steve paulson always a pleasure. >> thank you. good to see every. we have a little bit of lightning going on in the san mateo coast. coming around an area of low pressure right there. also coming off from the sierra nevada into lake county as well. partly cloudies today. occasionally showers. we'll talk about that coming up. >> right now san mateo bridge traffic looks good getting out to the high-rise no major problems. steve mentioned there will be a little bit of showers in some of the co
had more fun than what i had this year. >> unbelievable feeling. this city definitely deserves this, let alone our team, everything we've been through. >> tonight the players say they want to get much needed sleep and save their energy for the big parade down market street on wednesday. live in san francisco, ken wayne, ktvu channel two news. >>> more details now from sfo where the plane was greeted with water cannons. and bruce bochy emerged carrying that much coveted trophy. the team's family traveled with the family which will make memories that will no doubtedly last a lifetime. and they're expecting bigger crowds in the hours before wednesday's victory parade. authorities are also warning the public about counter fit gear. it's a low quality product that often pumps money into the wrong hands. work is on the way for victory parades. we found crews working on crews when we visited today. the rout that the parade will take through downtown san francisco and the big change from two years ago. >> the giants sweep sent thousands of fans out into the streets of san francisco with so
into the city. interstate 808 in oakland looks good here driving passed the coliseum, no major problems and it looks good all the way from livermore into the area of oakland and beyond that. this is a look at the east shore freeway and that traffic is moving along nicely. it still looks good getting into the city, let's go to steve. >>> there is already some drizzle and let's carry that into the 11:00 hour. the rain holds off and cloudy skies, mild, our system looks good because it is good. it is just moving very slowly and slows down the onset of the rain. i think it is about an inch and a half by thursday morning and southeast, that is a very mild pattern which is why the lows are so mild. the rain is still a ways away and we are waiting for it to move into the north coast. ukiah tells us we are still hours away. we'll see increasing clouds and we should see a break into that cloud depth. some low 70s out to the east and to the south and to the north, it will be cloudy and getting close. by this evening, it will be getting into the north bay and then we clear it out and it looks good
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